Video on the way
1. A very impressive warm, humid air mass ahead of the cold front today. Temps in the 70s and dew points in the 60s are more like late March or April. That fuel coupled with a 150-knot jet will mean severe storms for the area outlined on the maps below. We will probably see a very long squall line forming this afternoon, but it's the storms ahead of the squall line that may mean business in regards to tornado activity across Arkansas. Supercell storms may from this afternoon ahead of the initial squall line and the storms may produce large tornadoes.
2. My concern for tomorrow are the damaging wind gusts along the squall line. We should see a very long squall line from Pennsylvania to Georgia with wind gusts over 50 mph embedded along it. The more concentrated area of damaging wind gusts could be from southeastern Pennsylvania into Virginia where the 850mb jet is the strongest during the afternoon. That would include Philly to D.C. in the afternoon and evening as the squall line moves through. Behind the front, temps fall some 20-30 degrees and the reality of winter comes back.
3. I did post of the snow map for the snow behind the front in the Plains and Midwest later today into Wednesday. Looks like Wisconsin and Iowa will take the brunt of the snow with amounts over 4 inches.
The pattern will become more wintry across the eastern part of the county, and a lot of people will see snow!
A storm will move up the coast clipping the coastal areas with wet snow. Eastern New England will have the msot snow from the storm.
The eastern part of the country is going to have a change to much colder weather next week. Snow is coming along with teh cold.
The storm moving through the Plains will continue to produce blizzard condtions. Now the severe weather occurs and tornadoes could be damaging.
A storm will move through the Plains into the Great Lakes producing blizzard condtions and severe storms along its path.
The storm on the way will cause significant problems as it crosses the country. Severe weather, blizzards and high winds will be the issues.